Another game, another huge 6-2 victory. The Flames started quickly with three goals in the first ten minutes, from Milan Lucic, Tobias Rieder, and Zac Rinaldo. San Jose would add one before the end of the period from Erik Karlsson. The teams traded goals in the second, with Mark Jankowski getting the goal for the … Continue reading About Last Night 57: Flames win second straight in convincing fashion, take down Sharks 6-2
The Flames actually started this one well. Sam Bennett tipped in a Travis Hamonic shot from the point to give the Flames a lead just 33 seconds into the game. The Predators got one back quickly, then got a second one midway through the first. That being said, the Flames had their chances, but Juuse … Continue reading About Last Night 55: Flames lose their fight, lose to Predators
The Flames started this one off strong, and had a number of dangerous chances that were thwarted by Aaron Dell. After scoring early in the second on the man-advantage, they let the pedal off the gas and allowed the Sharks to score two in just over four minutes. The visitors added a third in the … Continue reading About Last Night 54: Flames lose Giordano, lose to Sharks
Talk about not starting on time. The Flames fell behind by not one, but two goose just minutes into the game. It did not get much better; the first period ended with the Flames down 3-1. It was all downhill from there, with David Rittich getting pulled midway through the second, only to be replaced … Continue reading About Last Night 53: Flames get blown out at home by Oilers
This game was probably the most entertaining game the Flames have played this season. They had some beautiful chances, some incredible goals, and Big Save Dave came through with some highlight reel saves. Just like the last game against the St. Louis Blues, this one was a back and forth game with the Flames unable … Continue reading About Last Night 52: Flames defeat Oilers for third straight win in the Battle of Alberta
In what has been one of the most tumultuous seasons both on and off the ice for the Calgary Flames, General Manager Brad Treliving sat down with Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. Their 30 minute discussion talked about the Bill Peters situation, how the Flames view analytics, and much more. If you want to listen to the … Continue reading A summary of Brad Treliving's chat with Elliotte Friedman on 31 Thoughts
Going into this season, it was expected that the Flames would lean more heavily on David Rittich while Cam Talbot would play the backup role. However, halfway through the season, Rittich's form has taken a bit of a dip. In his last ten starts, he has given up four goals four times and three goals … Continue reading Who should be the Flames' starting goaltender?